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    Maya Angelou: A 'warrior for equality, tolerance and peace'
    Maya Angelou: A 'warrior for equality, tolerance and peace'
    Maya Angelou, a poet and author who rose from poverty, segregation and the harshest of childhoods to become a force on stage, screen and the printed...
    Hosseini considers his latest book his most ambitious
    Hosseini considers his latest book his most ambitious
    Khaled Hosseini, whose novels have sold more than 38-million copies worldwide, knows what a lucky man he is.
    JK Rowling brings US fans to their feet
    JK Rowling brings US fans to their feet
    The Harry Potter author spoke for just over an hour before a capacity crowd on Tuesday night at Manhattan's Lincoln Centre in her sole...
    Actor Johnny Depp to help run publishing imprint
    Actor Johnny Depp to help run publishing imprint
    The Unraveled Tales of Bob Dylan, aims to set the record straight on the songwriter's enigmatic life and career and will be based in...
    Poet and protester Dennis Brutus dies
    Poet and protester Dennis Brutus dies
    South African poet and former political prisoner Dennis Brutus, who fought apartheid in words and deeds and remained an activist well after the...
    Poet, activist Dennis Brutus dies
    Poet, activist Dennis Brutus dies
    South African poet and former political prisoner Dennis Brutus, who fought apartheid in words and deeds and remained an activist well after the...
    What comes after Harry Potter?
    What comes after Harry Potter?
    On September 9, the United States publisher of the Harry Potter books will premiere a highly ambitious series with a mystery ending for...
    'Modern hermit' is new US poet laureate
    'Modern hermit' is new US poet laureate
    Kay Ryan, an award-winning poet, mountain-bike rider and self-described "modern hermit", has been named the next United States poet laureate.
    'Gay' penguins top US list of book complaints
    'Gay' penguins top US list of book complaints
    An award-winning children's book based on the true story of two male penguins that raised a baby penguin has topped the list of works attracting...
    No Harry Potter spoilers, pleads JK Rowling
    No Harry Potter spoilers, pleads JK Rowling
    JK Rowling has a request for those with inside information on her seventh and final Harry Potter book: please keep it to yourself.
    Award-winning Arthur Schlesinger dies at 89
    Award-winning Arthur Schlesinger dies at 89
    Arthur M Schlesinger Jr, the Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and Kennedy insider who helped define mainstream liberalism during the Cold War and...
    Pulitzer-winning author dies of pneumonia
    Pulitzer-winning author dies of pneumonia
    William Styron, the Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist whose explorations of the darkest corners of the human mind and experience were charged by his...